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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Diabelll Piano Sonatina No 2 in C
Daniel Blumenthal (piano)
6.40 Bach Cantata No 151: Susser Trost , Mein Jesus Kommt Sebastian Hennig
(treble), Paul Esswood (alto), Kurt Equiluz (tenor), Max van Egmond (bass), Hanover Boys' Choir, Collegium Vocale , Leonhardt Consort , director Gustav Leonhardt
7.00 Schubert Overture: Die
Zauberharfe Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Claudio Abbado
7.30 Manfredini Concerto in C, Op 3 No 12 (Christmas Concerto)
Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage
8.10 Debussy, orch Caplet Children's CornerUlster Orchestra, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
8.40 Elgar Wand of Youth: Suite No 2 LPO, conductor Adrian Boult


Piano: Daniel Blumenthal
Unknown: Susser Trost
Unknown: Sebastian Hennig
Unknown: Paul Esswood
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Tenor: Max van Egmond
Unknown: Collegium Vocale
Unknown: Leonhardt Consort
Director: Gustav Leonhardt
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Collegium Musicum
Director: Simon Standage
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Adrian Boult

: Composer of the Week: Strauss

One of the paradoxes of Richard Strauss is that he was blessed with a musical language of immense popular appeal; yet one would need to look hard to find a composer who was less motivated by feelings of kinship towards his fellow man. Today Donald Macleod investigates how these characteristics manifest themselves in Strauss's music.
Overture: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
Love Scene (Feuersnot)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham
Kramerspeigel, Op 66 (excerpt)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), JorgDemus (piano) Salome (conclusion)
Orchestra of Deutsche Oper, Berlin, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli (R)


Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Salome: Cheryl Studer(soprano)
Herod: Horst Hiestermann(tenor)
Herod's Wife: Leonie Rysanek(soprano)

: Work in Progress

Artist Dorothy Cross talks about her plans to stage an opera in a cave - a shrine to the Virgin Mary - in the west of Ireland.


Artist: Dorothy Cross
Unknown: Virgin Mary

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan and Jonathan Swain.
Kodaly Suite: HaryJanos Dresden
Phiharmonic, conductor Carl von Garaguly
10.29 Martinu Nonet Czech Nonet
10.47 Bach Agnus Dei (Mass in B minor, BWV232) Alfred Deller (countertenor), Leonhardt Baroque Ensemble
10.55 Bizet Symphony in C
French National Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon


Unknown: Rob Cowan
Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Carl von Garaguly
Unknown: Bach Agnus Dei
Unknown: Alfred Deller
Conductor: Jean Martinon

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Charles Mackerras
Presented by Humphrey Burton. Beethoven Romance in F
Ora Shiran (violin), BBC Philharmonic Britten Gloriana (Act 1, Scene 2)
Ava June (soprano), Derek Hammond -
Stroud (baritone), David Hillman (tenor), Sadler's Wells Orchestra
Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor BBC Symphony Orchestra
Handel Oratorio: Saul (excerpt) Jennifer Vyvyan and April Cantelo (sopranos), Max Worthley and Alexander Young (tenors),
Owen Brannigan (bass), Osian Ellis (harp), English Chamber Orchestra


Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Presented By: Humphrey Burton.
Violin: Ora Shiran
Soprano: Derek Hammond
Baritone: David Hillman
Unknown: Jennifer Vyvyan
Sopranos: Max Worthley
Sopranos: Alexander Young
Bass: Owen Brannigan
Bass: Osian Ellis

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another concert of Christmas music from the Temple Church, London. This programme ranges from 14th-century carols and traditional music from Britain and Germany and Scandinavia to a recent piece by Nicola LeFanu.
Trio Medieval: Anna Maria Friman , Linn Andrea Fulgseth andTorunn Ostrem Ossum (sopranos)


Unknown: Nicola Lefanu.
Unknown: Anna Maria Friman
Unknown: Linn Andrea Fulgseth

: BBC Concert Orchestra

Dubarry Was a Lady. Cole Porter's 1939 bawdy tale in which a supper-club lavatory attendant is transported back in time to the court of Louis XV. This production, directed by Ian Marshall Fisher , was recorded last month at Her Majesty's Theatre, London. Mark Warrman conducts the BBC Concert
Orchestra and a cast which includes
Louise Gold and Desmond Barritt.


Directed By: Ian Marshall Fisher
Unknown: Desmond Barritt.

: Music Restored

Coffee-house Music. Lucie Skeaping presents a concert bythe ensemble
Passacaglia recreating the musical world of the 18th-century coffee houses of Leipzig, specially recorded in the Georgian Theatre Royal in Richmond, Yorkshire.

: Christmas Collection

A sequence of music for Christmas, with carols and devotional music. (R)

: Belief

Joan Bakewell talks to eminent figures about what they believe and why. 4: Antony Gormley , sculptor.


Talks: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Antony Gormley

: Performance on 3

BBC Proms 2001
Another chance to hear a semi-staged production of Beethoven's only opera. Beethoven Fidelio
Glyndebourne Chorus, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Simon Rattle (R)


Conductor: Simon Rattle
Leonore: Charlotte Marglono(soprano)
Florestan: Kim Begley(tenor)
Marzellina: Lisa Milne(soprano)
Jacquino: Timothy Robinson(tenor)
DonPizarro: Steven Page(bass)
Don Fernando: Alan Opie((baritone)
Rocco: Reinhard Hagen(bass)
First prisoner: James Elliot(tenor)
Second prisoner: Rodney Clarke(bass)

: The Trial

By Franz Kafka. Adapted for radio by Pamela Grace and read by Paul Scofield.
4: A Visit to the Painter. Joseph K becomes desperate to know where to turn for help.


Unknown: Franz Kafka.
Unknown: Pamela Grace
Read By: Paul Scofield.

: BBC Proms 2001

Another chance to hear a late night of jazz-inspired music, including works by Bernstein and Michel Camilo.
Martin Robertson (clarinet), Michel Camilo (piano), BBC Big Band, BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin (R) Ellington Harlem
Gershwin Lullaby for strings
Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs Michel Camilo Piano Concerto (R)


Unknown: Michel Camilo.
Clarinet: Martin Robertson
Clarinet: Michel Camilo
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Ellington Harlem
Piano: Michel Camilo

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Mozart Overture:
Don Giovanni 12.10 Allegrl Miserere Mei Deus (Psalm 51) 12.25 JCF Fischer Suite No 8: Polymnia 12.30 Dohnanyl String Quartet No 2, Op 15 1.00 Berlioz Overture: King LearMozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488 Mendelssohn Symphony No 5 in D (Reformation) 2.15 Georg Bohm Chorale variations: Gelobet Seist Du, Jesu Christ
2.20 Bach Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068
2.40 Beethoven Cello Sonata No 3 in A,
Op 69 3.05 Grieg Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 73.25 Alexander Moyzes Symphony No 2 in A minor, Op 164.05 Casella Barcarola e Scherzo 4.15 Rued
Langgaard Three Rose Garden Songs
4.25 Schubert Introduction and Variations in E minor for flute and piano, 08024.40 Sibelius Suite ChampĂȘtre, Op 9864.50 Prokofiev Suggestion Diabolique, Op 4
No 4 4.55 Gluck Dances of the Furies 5.00
Uslnskl Evening5.05 Eduard Kunneke Ich Bin Nur Ein Armer Wandergesell (Der
Vetter aus Dingsda) 5.10 Grainger Ramble
5.15 Bach Sarabanda (Violin Partita No 1 in B minor, BWV1002) 5.20 Alessandro Striggio Ecce Beatam Lucem 5.30
Sauguet La Nuit 5.40 Anon, arr Augustus 0 Hill Fix Me Jesus 5.45 Wagner, arr Liszt Isoldes Liebestod 5.55 Ralph Benatzky Zuschaun Kann I Net (Im Weissen Rossi )


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Don Giovanni
Unknown: Georg Bohm Chorale
Unknown: Jesu Christ
Unknown: Alexander Moyzes
Unknown: Casella Barcarola
Unknown: Gluck Dances
Unknown: Eduard Kunneke
Unknown: Ralph Benatzky
Unknown: Zuschaun Kann
Unknown: Weissen Rossi

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